Nick Diaz has spent the entire week leading up to his fight with Georges St-Pierre trying to get inside the champion’s head, and the trend seemed to continue in the hour leading up to their fight at UFC 158 in Montreal Saturday.
UFC middleweight/welterweight Jake Shields, who trains with Diaz under Cesar Gracie, complained before the fight that GSP’s wraps looked “shady.”
I checked GSP’s glove and the wrap looked shady…now commission won’t let me back.Not saying he’s cheating but wtf?!
— Jake Shields (@jakeshieldsajj) March 17, 2013
Yahoo! Sports’ Kevin Iole later reported that Shields went to talk to UFC president Dana White at ringside. According to what White told Iole, a UFC official went to check GSP’s wraps along with someone from the commission. Diaz’s camp apparently didn’t like the way GSP’s hands were wrapped.
I don’t know what the implications are for the complaint, but Diaz may have a built-in excuse if he loses. Now we have hand wraps in addition to steroids as complaints Diaz has against GSP.
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